ChristChurch Juniper

Shimla’s most famous landmark is the tall yellow tower of Christ Church, and this juniper tree can be found in its front courtyard. Look for it in photos of the Shimla Mall.

Indus Ganga Divide Aesculus

At the Mall in Shimla, just next to statue of Gandhi Ji, there is a large horsechestnut tree that straddles the ridge dividing the Ganga River flowing to Bay of Bengal, and the Indus River flowing to the Arabian Sea

Sipur Tower

This is the largest tree at the Sipur sacred Deodar Cedar grove below Mashobra; with four connected trunks it is a striking and massive monarch of the forest

The Viceroy

Behind the former Viceregal Lodge in Shimla is a grand oak tree festooned with ferns and moss, under the British rulers of India would have sat while governing the most prized territory of their extensive empire.

Rare Tree Chinnar

At the main plaza of the Mall in Shimla, on the watershed divide between the Ganga and the Indus rivers, you can find this sycamore tree from Asia Minor well signposted as “Rare Tree Chinar”